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Preserve Retail Competition
Proposals to eliminate competition in retail electric supply to consumers are in the air. A consultant to the Massachusetts attorney
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30 Aug 2019
CCPA: The (Qualified) Right To Deletion
The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") is expected to become operative on January 1, 2020 and will usher in a new
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30 Jul 2019
Move Over, CCPA? New York Considers Sweeping Data Privacy Law
New York's state legislature is considering a new data privacy law that would set the standard for data privacy in the U.S.
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14 Jun 2019
Massachusetts House Pushes Medicaid Supplemental Rebate Law In Budget
On April 11, 2019, the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means released its FY 2020 budget (H.3800).
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2 May 2019
Mandatory Oversharing On Food Labels: A Good Week For The Resistance
People on social media, and in some face-to-face social settings, often reveal more about themselves than they need to or really should.
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12 Feb 2019
Massachusetts Governor Seeks New Tools To Negotiate Rebates
It was just earlier this week that we were writing about a flurry of solicitations released by the the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
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30 Jan 2019
Pillow Fight: Consumer Advocacy Group Targets Pillow Manufacturer's "Deep Sleep" Advertising Claims
We have written many times about the key players in U.S.-based advertising regulation: the Federal Trade Commission, the National Advertising Division, and states' attorneys general.
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23 Jan 2019
Massachusetts Amends Its Data Breach Response Law
On January 10, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a new law that amends its data breach reporting law, and requires credit reporting agencies such as Equifax to provide a free credit freeze to consumers.
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17 Jan 2019
Better Late Than Never? New Disclosure Requirements For Hedging Policies
These rules were called for by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 but weren't proposed until February 2015.
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17 Jan 2019
Cybersecurity 2019 — The Year In Preview: New Attorneys General And Trends In State Data Privacy Laws
Editors' Note: This is the third in our third annual end-of-year series examining important trends in data privacy and cybersecurity during the coming year.
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2 Jan 2019
MA AG Announces Settlement With Lord & Taylor Resolving Complaints Of Racial Profiling In Retailer's Shoplifting Prevention Program
On November 13, 2018, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a $100,000 settlement with Lord & Taylor LLC ("Lord & Taylor") to resolve allegations that the clothing...
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21 Nov 2018
A Trap For The Unwary: Cannabis Health Claims Likely To Draw Scrutiny From Advertising Regulators
But some advertising statements go further, promoting particular strains and products as having positive health effects.
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7 Nov 2018
New Law Provides Free Credit Freezes And Year-Long Fraud Alerts
As summarized nicely in the FTC FAQs below, there is a new law, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
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8 Oct 2018
Supreme Court Invalidates SEC Expansion Of Who Can Be A Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank Act
On Wednesday February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court rejected a Securities Exchange Commission regulation that sought to expand the definition of a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act, and thereby resolved a split in the Circuit Courts.
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28 Feb 2018
With CFPB's Future In Doubt, State AGs Prepare To Fight
In the first of what are becoming regular clashes between Democratic state attorneys general and the new President, the attorneys general of Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa...
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15 Feb 2017
SEC Adopts Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
The pay ratio disclosure requirement applies to all companies required to provide executive compensation disclosure under Item 402(c)(2)(x) of Regulation S-K...
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18 Aug 2015
U.S. District Court Upholds The Conflict Minerals Rule
On July 23, the District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge to the conflict minerals rule adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission in August 2012 and published in September 2012.
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26 Jul 2013
The Transparency Wars: Coming To A Galaxy Near You? - Corporate Social Responsibilit
Everyone is in favor of transparency and anti-corruption – at least, everyone except the occasional despot or dictator.
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22 Jul 2013
Securities And Exchange Commission Sets Date For Final Hearing On Conflict Minerals And Revenue Transparency Rules
On August 22, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") will hold an open meeting to consider whether to adopt final rules implementing Section 1502 and Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
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12 Jul 2012
Massachusetts Secretary Of State Adopts New Regulations For Investment Advisers In Response To Dodd-Frank Act
The Massachusetts Securities Division has amended proposed rules relating to the regulation of investment advisers.
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6 Feb 2012
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